Natchez City Cemetery

NCPTT, in partnership with the Historic Natchez Foundation and Copiah-Lincoln Community College, will offer a cemetery monument conservation basics workshop December 1, 2012, in Natchez, Mississippi.  The training is targeted to the nonprofessional, such as church sextons, genealogists, cemetery grounds workers, and family members. The workshop registration is $25 per person, this price includes a box lunch.

 

The lecture portion of the workshop will begin at 9:00 at the offices of the Historic Natchez Foundation (108 S. Commerce St.). NCPTT Materials Conservator Jason Church will be talking about techniques for cemetery documentation and developing a preservation plan followed by a talk on cleaning and care recommendations for historic headstones.  After lunch the workshop will travel to Natchez City Cemetery for hands-on activities including proper cleaning techniques. For more information on the class contact Jason Church, jason_church@contractor.nps.gov

This is the first of four scheduled preservation workshops to promote the new Historic Preservation program coming soon to Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

More information can be found on the official flyer (Natchez Cemetery Workshop ). To register for the workshop contact;

Trevor Brown

Historic Natchez Foundation
108 S. Commerce St.
Natchez, MS 39120
(601)442-2500
trevorbrown@natchez.org

 

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119